Archive for November, 2014
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 26.11.2014 The decision to liquidate the Environmental Watch on North Caucasus that has been taken by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Adygei is the revenge for the successful long-term activity of the organisation.
26.11.2014 Statement by the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party On November 24, 2014, [the authorities] announced public hearings on “The project [for] area planning in Mnevnikovskaya floodplain” which is part of the natural protection zone “Natural-Historical Park Moskvoretsky”. The project envisages construction of the Parliamentary Centre for the Federal Assembly of Russia. The fact […]
Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Sergei Naryshkin to abandon construction of the Parliamentary Centre in a Moscow park
Press Release, 26.11.2014 Today, when participating in the Council of Non-Parliamentary Parties “Development of Entrepreneurship in Russia”, YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to Sergei Naryshkin, Speaker of the State Duma, to abandon the construction of the Parliamentary Center in Mnevnikovskaya floodplain nature protection territory.
Boris Vishnevsky’s blog at Ekho Moskvy website, 19.11.2014 At the All-Russia People’s Front forum [a movement founded by Vladimir Putin to replace the ruling United Russia party. Supported by well-known public persons loyal to Putin] Vladimir Putin stated that ruble’s fall shouldn’t upset the citizens of Russia too much.
Press Release, 25.11.2014 On November 25 YABLOKO Gender faction conducted picketing against violence to women within the campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” under the aegis of the United Nations.
Press release, 24.11.2014 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing in support of small businesses on September 22. They called the authorities to give up the plans to introduce new tax imposed on small businesses and also consider substitution of VAT with sales tax and develop a tax reform for this purpose.
Congratulations on behalf of Sergei Mitrokhin and Grigory Yavlinsky, 21.11.2014 Dear Konstantin, Happy birthday! You are the Editor-in-Chief of the Nezavisimaya Gazeta (Independent newspaper), the edition which gives the opportunity to independently speakout, participate in hard-hitting discussions, get to know the opinions of people of different views. Unfortunately, there’re very few titles like yours left […]
Press release, 20.11.2014 On November 28, YABLOKO will conduct a conference called “War in Chechnya: political mistakes and war crimes” coincided with the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the First Chechen war and 15th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Chechen war. The conference will take place at YABLOKO main office.
Press release, 19.11.2014 Deputies of St.Petersburg Legislative Assembly refused to include the appeal to Minister of Communications and the Media Nikolai Nikiforiv in support of the Ekho Moskvy radio station in the agenda. The appeal was introduced by YABLOKO’s Boris Vishnevsky and a Just Russia deputy Marina Shishkina. Only 14 deputies out of 50 voted […]
Press release 14.11.2014 YABLOKO Gender faction and For feminism movement conducted a round table on the status of women in the regions of Russia.
Mitrokhin is for creation of a coalition of oppositional forces but without nationalists and oligarchic parties
Interfax, 15.10.2014 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin is ready to consider the PARNAS’s proposal to create an opposition coalition but the decision will depend on its [coalition] staff.
Speech by Sergei Mitrokhin, leader of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO, Russia at the joint YABLOKO-ALDE conference Liberal Values Versus a Conservative Trend in Politics and Public Life in Europe I am deliberately using the notions of “liberalism” and “conservatism” in a very broad sense here, meaning complex ideological values, rather than logically coherent systems of beliefs. The main difference between these ideologies is […]
Press release, 12.11.2014 On December 13-14 the meeting of YABLOKO Federal Council will take place. YABLOKO Federal Council is YABLOKO’s representative body and comprises about 160 people who will discuss the situation in the country and work out the party political line for 2015-2016.
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.11.2014 The events which take place in connection with the situation with the Ekho Moskvy radio station give evidence that the state strengthens its repressive policy towards mass media.
Press release, 10.11.2014 On November 10, 2014, YABLOKO launched a book on history based on the conference-debate “Historical Knowledge as a Factor of Development” conducted by YABLOKO, the Memorial human rights group and the Sakharov Centre on December 16, 2013.
Die russische Gesellschaft wurde schleichend entmündigt Galina Michaleva Die offiziell verkündete »konservative Wende« in der russischen Politik macht deutlich, was für die Beobachter von außen durch die demokratische Rhetorik und die dokumentierte Partnerschaft Russlands mit dem Westen bisher verborgen blieb:Die Position Russlands in der Welt und die zunehmenden Konflikte, insbesondere nach der Verschärfung der Krise […]
Press release, 07.11.2014 The grandson of a well-known revolutionary, scientist, journalist, YABLOKO member Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko launched a book on Bolshevism called “Bolshevisks.1917” at Biblio-Globus book store. The author talked to the readers and answered their questions.
On the anniversary of the October Coup of 1917 the YABLOKO party honoured the memory of fighters against Bolsheviks
Press release, 07.11.2014 On November 7, the anniversary of the October Coup of 1917, the YABLOKO party conducted a memory action paying tribute to those who tried to defend democratic Russia in 1917 – junkers and officers who conducted armed resistance to the Bolshevik coup of 1917. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin also participated in the […]
Statement by the YABLOKO party, 07.11.2014 The YABLOKO party expresses its protest in connection with introduction of a new tax imposed on small businesses.
02.12.2014 La cour suprême de la république d’Adyguée dans le Nord Caucase russe a décidé le 21 novembre la liquidation de l’ONG écologiste russe Veille écologiste du Caucase du Nord. L’ONG intervient pour la préservation de l’environnement de la région de Krasnodar et de Sotchi dans le Caucase russe. Elle avait alerté l’opinion publique russe […]